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Acer Aspire One 532 available in Germany with matte display

Most netbooks I see these days come with glossy displays, which look great indoors under most lighting conditions. But throw some direct sunlight on them, and the shiny screens effectively turn into mirrors. A handful of new netbook models including the Asus Eee PC 1001P and Samsung N210 are available with matte displays which don’t […]

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Asus Eee PC 1005PE update replaces glossy lid with matte case

Asus is bringing out an updated version of the Eee PC 1005PE laptop. The new model will feature a new case design with a painted textured lid much like the one found on the Eee PC 1001P. In other words, goodbye glossy lid, hello fingerprint-resistant matte cover! Spec-wise, the Asus Eee PC 1005PE-PU27 is identical […]

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University: Glossy displays could be hazardous to your health

One complaint I hear over and over from netbook users is that too many PC makers are adopting high gloss displays in lieu of matte screens. At first glance, these shiny, glossy displays can be quite attractive and offer vibrant color. But that’s when you use them indoors under exactly the right viewing angle. But […]